This simple knot will help you attach a rope to a stationary object, e.g. to moor a boat to a pier. It doesn’t jam and is easy to untie. The knot is extensively used in boating, although it is not fail-safe. For additional security pull the knot tight or seize the ends with a twine.
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(Duncan Loop, Uni Knot, Grinner Knot) One of the most important snelling knots, used mainly for attaching hooks, swivels, lures or flies to a line. It can also be used for joining two lines. The knot is very strong and dependable and not complicated in structure: after some practice it can be tied effortlessly in the dark. The knot was named after its inventor, Norman Duncan, but then for its vast scope of application it got another name — «uni knot». Among the multiple virtues of the Duncan knot is that it can be tied at some distance from an object and then it slides into the right place. The knot is not recommended for braided lines; it is more secure on monofilaments.
This cocktail, made of ginger ale and cherry juice, was a favorite drink of Shirley Temple, a young Hollywood star of the 30’s. Kids love bright colors and fizzy drinks. So, you can make the Shirley Temple cocktail at children’s parties without any doubt of its success.
Straight arms, grasp the parallel bars, don’t curve your arms too much; Regular grip — palms facing your body; Slowly, when inhaling, we make a dip down. Depth of lowering shall be about 90 degrees bent arms;Hold your body and head straight and don't bend forward.When doing the exercise it is necessary to move elbows to the sides, bend your legs and bend your body forward.
Cars fans will certainly appreciate this cocktail, because it is named after the «Targa 911», a classic Porsche model. The Targa 911 cocktail is a sweet drink made of orange, passion fruit and pineapple juice, with an addition of grenadine syrup. A suitable offer for all drivers.
This knot is good for joining flat lashes such as belts or bands. «Single Carrick bends» is a name of a group of knots that resemble the Carrick Bend and can be tied by mistake instead of the latter. Most of them are insecure and useless, but this one is relatively safe and easy to untie.
Let’s begin a 3D drawing!
If you don't have any previous experience with this kind of picture, we suggest you start with the simplest drawings, for example, a circle.
When learning to draw in 3D, it’s best to use simple pencils with different grades of lead. If you can, acquire a special kit. Soft lead pencils make a darker and thicker line; hard lead pencils a thinner and lighter line. In addition, when drawing in 3D you must sometimes bear down harder and sometimes more lightly.
This recipe is a good choice for those who value the noble, intense flavor of parmesan on their pizza. A traditional combination of ground meat and eggplants, topped with a layer of parmesan, creates a delicious and very filling pizza.
Preparatory position: straight back, feet shoulder-width apart, we hold a handle in hand at an angle of 90 degrees, elbows are pressed tight to body, then we completely unbend arms, we strain triceps and then we return back into the preparatory position.
Once upon a time, a Brussels bartender, Gustave Tops, went to hunt in a Russian forest. And fortunately he met a bear there. Why that was fortunate? Because after his return, Tops, inspired by the black giant, created his famous cocktail — the Black Russian. He just mixed vodka with coffee liqueur. That’s how the legend of the first coffee cocktail goes.
In making the bangle «Slanting line,» you’ll learn how to make a right-angle weave. It’s stitched with two needles. The weave is not difficult, but it will demand your attention. The beadwork will be flat if you choose beads of the same size and type. Round beads will especially look good.
Preparatory position: lying on a back, shoulder blades strained together, we hold dumbbells, straight arms with palms facing inside, then we slowly lower dumbbells laterally and then we move them towards the center.
Rum, like wine, becomes better with age. Trader Vic certainly knew that when, on a hot day in 1944, he mixed old rum, lime, orgeat syrup and orange Curacao liqueur. The name for new cocktail appeared on its own. «Mai Tai!» cried Vic’s friends in Tahitian after they tasted the cocktail for the first time. The name hasn’t changed since. «Mai Tai!» or «Out of this world!».
The first version of this cocktail appeared in 1586 on the boat of English pirates, who pillaged Cuban coasts. Once, after an unsuccessful raid, Richard Drake, a boat doctor, prepared a mix of aguardiente (a forerunner of rum), mint, lime and sugar to cheer the crew up. Since then, the Mojito has been known as a perfect refreshing drink (not only among pirates!).
Starting position - standing, feet shoulder width apart. Take the barbell with the regular grip; distance between palms makes approximately 50-60 cm. Hold the barbell as close, as possible to your body, don't push it forward. Try to hold elbows as high, as possible.